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UCC announces award winners ahead of XXVII Congress

Sep 14, 2022 | News, Community, Canada, Featured

New Pathway – Ukrainian News.

The Ukrainian Canadian Congress (UCC) has announced the recipients of the Taras Shevchenko Medal, the highest form of recognition that can be granted by UCC.
UCC has also announced the recipients of the Ukrainian Canadian Leadership Award of Excellence and the Ukrainian Canadian Youth Leadership Award of Excellence.

The recipients of the Taras Shevchenko Medal, Ukrainian Canadian Leadership Award of Excellence and Ukrainian Canadian Youth Leadership Award of Excellence have been invited to receive their awards at a ceremony held during the UCC Awards Banquet on Saturday, October 29, which will take place during the XXVII Triennial Congress of Ukrainian Canadians in Winnipeg.

TARAS SHEVCHENKO MEDAL RECIPIENTS

The Taras Shevchenko Medal recognizes individuals of Ukrainian and non-Ukrainian descent, as well as institutions and organizations, for their outstanding national contribution to the development of the Ukrainian Canadian community. Outstanding achievement is measured by the recipients’ level of excellence and initiative, their sustained body of work, peer recognition, and the recipients’ broad impact inside and outside the Ukrainian Canadian community.

Shevchenko Medals may be awarded in the categories of Community Development, Culture and the Arts, Education, Sport, and also in the category of Public service.
The following ten individuals and two organizations have merited the receipt of the Taras Shevchenko Medal:

The Hon. Dr. Lloyd Axworthy, PC CC OM (Public Service)

Dave Babych (Athletics)

Wayne Babych
(Athletics)

Jaroslaw Balan
(Academics)

Victor Hetmanczuk (Community
Development)

Andrew
Hladyshevsky, Q.C.
(Community
Development)

Pavlo Lopata
(Culture and the Arts)

Taras Pidzamecky (Community
Development)

Leslie B. Salnick
(Public Service)

Irene Shust-Dankowycz (Community
Development)

Organizations:

Canada’s Ukrainian Shumka Dancers
(Culture and the Arts)

Ukrainian National Federation
(Community
Development)

UKRAINIAN CANADIAN LEADERSHIP AWARD OF EXCELLENCE

The Ukrainian Canadian Leadership Award of Excellence recognizes Ukrainian Canadians for outstanding leadership which significantly contributed to the broader Ukrainian community and the betterment of Canada.

The following seven individuals have merited the receipt of the Ukrainian Canadian Leadership Award of Excellence:

Yaroslaw Borys

Oksana Kuzyshyn

Andriy Michalchyshyn

John Moskalyk

Katrusia Smolynec

Halyna Vynnyk

Irene Washchuk

UKRAINIAN CANADIAN YOUTH LEADERSHIP AWARD OF EXCELLENCE

The Ukrainian Canadian Youth Leadership Award of Excellence recognizes young adult Ukrainian Canadians for outstanding leadership which significantly contributed to the broader Ukrainian community and the betterment of Canada.

The following thirteen individuals have merited the receipt of the Ukrainian Canadian Youth Leadership Award of Excellence:

Kira Antonyshyn

Nadia Demko

Dmytro Dutka

Raissa Dzulynsky

Roman Grod

Larisa Hemon

Mark Kalimin

Zoriana Kilyk

Kassandra Kobelak

Julia Metelitsa

Adia Mojsiak

Alysia Pyndiura

Oksana Stech

With files from UCC

 

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